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Robert Scott Orr

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Photographic portrait of Dr Robert Scott Orr.

Orr graduated MD from the University of Edinburgh in 1840. Soon after he moved to Glasgow to work at the Royal Lunatic Asylum at Gartnavel alongside Dr Hutchison. After this he became Medical Superintendent at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He then remained Visiting Physician to the Infirmary until his retirement .

Orr was president of the College from 1880 to 1883.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

RCPSG/1/12/1/36

Relation

Obituaries in BMJ (1886, v. 1, p. 1007), Edin Med J (1886, v. 31, p. 1185), Glasg Med J (1886, v. 25, p. 463), Lancet (1886, vol. 1, p. 1001)

Robert Scott Orr

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Citation

“Robert Scott Orr,” Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/818.